Edmonton police officer charged with assault in violent 2019 arrest of Indigenous man
June 17, 2020
EDMONTON -- Edmonton Police Service says one of its officers was charged with assault in connection with a video showing a violent 2019 arrest of an Indigenous man.
Const. Michael Partington was arrested and charged Tuesday in connection with the Aug. 27, 2019 incident in the area of 115 Avenue and 95 Street.
EPS says its Professional Standards Branch (PSB) conducted an in-depth investigation after receiving a video on Aug. 29, 2019.